CAF Champions League Results
AS Vita 0-0 TP Mazembe
ES Tunis 1-0 Al Benghazi
Al Hilal 2-1 Zamalek
CS Sfaxien 1-1 ES Setif
ES Setif (Algeria) v TP Mazembe (DRC)
AS Vita (DRC) v CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)
2014 CHAN born fatal striker, Yunus Ssentamu, made history in the Democratic Republic of Congo after featuring in a match that produced two local clubs qualify for CAF Champions League semifinals for the first time.
The Kinshah based club settled for a goalless draw against rivals TP Mazembe at Tata Raphael stadium over the weekend and both teams qualified to semifinal stage.
The first time in the history that two Congolese clubs have got to the last four of the African Premier clubs championship.
Yunus put the visitor’s defense under pressure as early as possible despite the fact that the match ended in a barren draw.
Sentamu and Firmin Mubel Ndombe made life difficult for Les Corbeaux from the onset in search for the opener, however Mazembe goalie Muteba Kidiaba’s superb saves left them with no chance, as revealed by cafonline.com in a post match report.
Ssentamu and Ndombe played full time at striking line as Vita’s other forward; Daddy Birori was recently suspended from CAF competitions.
AS-Vita and TP Mazembe finished top of Group A with 11 points each, although the latter has a better goal difference.
Mazembe will face-off with Algerian Setif, while Vita plays against CS Sfaxien from Tunisia at semifinal level next month.
Elsewhere, Tony Odur’s Nkana FC bowed out of the 2014 CAF Confederations cup after suffering an away 0-3 loss to Sowe United at Robert stadium on Saturday.
Sowe Sport, Cotton Sport, Al Ahly and Leopards Dolisle are the other teams to play semifinals of the Confederations Cup.